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unhelpful concept and i think that you have to ask the question from the legal system and from the science perspective as to what free will might mean. on the science side, the question really is, and this is what we were debating, is the question whether you can operationally define free will so you can measure it? from a scientist's standpoint, a construct doesn't really mean anything if you can't measure it. i have been asked many, many newer scientists including ken, what exactly does free will mean and how do you measure it? it could be like emotional control. it could be something like impulsivity, impulse control and you get back to the basic problem that chris who is a colleague of anita's at vanderbilt, wait he has put it, how do you distinguish and irresistible impulse from an impulse not resisted. there is a basic gray area, a difficult ability to say, did you actually choose that and did you choose it in a way that the law would recognize. so the law all of the time develops concepts that scientists are interested in studying. it might be competency, for example. well, competen
. it is not rocket science. it is simple stuff. this is something that -- you talk to manufacturing, manufacturers and it is the number one issue you here. there's a frustration, because the manufacturing community knows we are on the verge of michigan, on the verge of doing something special, but in order to get there, skilled workforce and the innovative work force, productive work force is going to meet the short-term challenges and put their as we think about this, the skills issue is about a short- term fit to a critical problem. but then it is about long-term solutions. if we can get to a place where we have right, innovative, productive, well-trained and educated people in the workforce, that will set manufacturing to continue to compete and grow. this all links together. hopefulething we are we will see move in the coming weeks and months in the senate. we will continue to work with you and try to be a supportive as we can. i look forward to the discussion. >> thank you. >> it is great to be here with you, senator. as i think about the skills gap , i think about science, technology, and ge
the country since 2009. they also say north korea is pouring money into science and technology. >>> the city of san jose is expected to approve a $7 million incentive for samsung to improve its company. it would replace existing offices with a more modern facility. right now the building offers 200,000 square feet of space but the company wants to expand it to 680,000 by building two ten story towers which would employ at least 10,000 people. >>> lowe's is being accused of december crimination. the chronicle is now reporting that six current and former employees have filed a lawsuit in superior court. they say lowe's hired minority employees to comply with an agreement a-- with the lowe's to be built. >>> the college says the boost is meant to help meet the demand for specific classes. more than 980 classes will be offered. the majority being english, math, and science courses. enrollment management was one area of criticism. a final decision on the schools accreditation could be made in june. >>> the golden state warriors are inching closer to a playoff spot. last night they played the firs
pores for visibly clearer skin in as little as 12 hours. yeah, it's fast. clearasil, the science of clear skin. (vo) current tv gets the converstion started next. >> i'm a slutty bob hope. >> you are. >> the troops love me. the sweatshirt is nice and all but i could use a golden lasso. ♪ >> announcer: this is the "bill press show," live on your radio, and current tv. >> bill: here we go 12 minutes before the top of the hour. the "full court press" on abmonday morning, march 18th. well, three months now since the december 14th massacre at sandy hook elementary school but for hedge funds and financial firms on wall street it has been business as usual. bill has made this a key issue of his. he joins us again on our news line this morning. bill also a candidate for mayor of new york city. good morning. >> hey bill it is a good to be back. >> bill: thanks for joining us again. i know you put out the word for investors to drop these gun manufacturers, and they are doing just the opposite right? >> most of them are. but we have seen a couple of companies go the other w
surprise fees. ♪ it's not rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. ...and we inspected his brakes for free. -free is good. -free is very good. [ male announcer ] now get 50% off brake pads and shoes at meineke. >>> just a few more hours left on st. patrick's day. we've seen some great parades this week and worldwide. it was cold today in dublin, ireland, but the irish spirit and likely some irish whiskey get parade watchers warm. a quarter of a million lined the streets of dublin. ♪ green beer was flowing in boston. it was their 112th st. patrick's day parade. irish heritage runs deep in boston, and it showers, eclipsing dublin even. a million people showed up for the music, the floats and to occasionally get beaned in head with candy along the parade route and when you think of irish celebrations, you may immediately think of shanghai, right? probably not, but today in the world's most populated city, they had irish songs, dancers doing the jig and an east meets west display. this traditional chinese paper dragon dyed green, of course. >>> pope francis gave his first
that this guy is not, a, qualified to do it. and there's nothing really there, it's junk science. so the judge will hear from both sides in the next 15 minutes and expected to rule from the defense, so the direct testimony can resume whether or not the judge will allow this part of it in we'll find out very soon. >> ted, before we get any kind of rulings at all, there is buzz now, not surprising, of a tv movie that is actually in the works. what do we know about that? >> yes, well, what we don't know is what it would be rated given all the graphic testimony in this case. >> no kidding. >> we know lifetime -- yeah, lifetime is making a movie about this. a made for tv movie, the jodi arias trial. they're in works on that. they've done this before. they did it with the drew peterson case, rob lowe was in that and they have one coming out in a couple weeks on the casey anthony case. rob lowe ironically is also in that one. we'll have to see what role he'd play in this one if he is, but bottom line getting terrific ratings on television and makes perfect sense to exploit that and make a tv movie ou
the study is more about sensationnallism and -- sensationalism than science. >>> the carnival sensation is being brought back in to save the event. now this year's celebration is set for may 25th and 26th, but they are having money problems in fact they are in financial jeopardy and there is talk of canceling the tradition. 400,000 has been given and they need an additional $170,000. the city is now investigating why they are having money problems. >>> we are closer to 6:00 and sal has at least one crash to talk about, sal? >>> that's right we have had a bunch of crashes but right here we have an overturned vehicle and several other cars involved so watch for slowed traffic in that area. also we are
breast cancer. i got to tell you, this is a thinly veiled scare tactic based on junk science that was largely debunked by the national cancer institute in 2003. they concluded having an abortion or miscarriage does not increase a woman's subsequent risk of developing breast cancer. a very different bill on tuesday by republican legislators in texas includes the same loose interpretation of the truth. and on paper it's about protecting the health and safety of patients of an abortion facility. but in practice it would shut down the 37 licensed abortion clinics. the law would require them to close or undergo expensive and extensive facility upgrades to meet the same standards as a surgery center. but it includes clinics in texas that don't perform any surgical procedures at all. it looks like they are choosing to give women's history month a new meaning with these historic restrictions on women's rights. but the aggressive taking away of our rights is a long game in play here. and the goal is nothing less than the complete erosion of productive choice. at the table, nancy north
. ♪ it's not rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> the nba's miami heat have done it again. they won their 22nd in a row beating the toronto raptors 108-91. the heat, now they've tied for second. second longest winning streak in league history. they face a tough challenge tomorrow against boston. heat star lebron james says his team is ready. >> well, i think most important thing for us tomorrow is our intensity. you know, we're going in there, we know they're going to be ready for us. we'll be ready for the game. it's a team we could possibly see in the playoffs. so, you know, i'm not worried about our level of play, our level of focus because we know what type of team they're playing. >> you can see more of lebron james tomorrow. we interview james. you can see it on "the lead" with jake tapper at 4 p.m. right here. >>> the 68-team bracket is set. march madness has arrived. rex chapman is here to break it down. he writes for ncaa.com and analyzing the tournament for our friends over at turner sports. you're an outstanding player yourself not too long ago. so
with exclusive access to the historic science museum. this morning abc7 news anchor dan ashley shows us a behind the scenes look at how the exploratorium is taking hands on to a whole new realm. >> the new exploratorium is on pirro 15 at the san francisco's waterfront. the building has been renovated and the scramble is on to get the exhibits finished. a lot of that work is being done here in the machine shop but one big change for the new exploratorium is that in the past the focus was on exhibit made by the staff. that's what these guys are doing. but in the new building there is an entire gallery dedicated toughie'stors, to give them the chance to go right in there and make things for themselves. >>> this is the future home of what's called the tinkering studio. it's a concept the exploratorium tried out last year at the old building with a cozy make it yourself space and several huge events where people reconnect with how things work. no right or wrong, just tools, supplies, and imagination. it was a huge hit. >> you learn and think differently when you are constructing things. >> karen wilk
is the exploratorium's official tv partner with exclusive access to the historic science museum. this morning abc7 news anchor dan ashley shows us a behind the scenes look at how the exploratorium is taking hands on to a whole new realm. >> the new exploratorium is on pier 15 at the san francisco's waterfront. the building has been renovated and with just over three weeks until opening, the scramble is on to get the exhibits finished. a lot of that work is being done here in the machine, shop but one big change for the new exploratorium is that in the past the focus was on exhibits made by the staff. that's what these guys are doing. but in the new building there is an entire gallery dedicated to visitors, to give them the chance to go right in there and make things for themselves. >>> this is the future home of what's called the tinkering studio. it's a concept the exploratorium tried out last year at the old building with a cozy make-it-yourself space and several huge events where people reconnect with how things work. no right or wrong, just tools, supplies, and imagination. it was a huge hit. >> yo
a coupon and kids got to attend the science enrichment program. >> it's really about selling anything, it's about allowing companies to come in and partner for a good cause and public education in responsible ways. >> there are aggressive campaigns out there buses and playing fields becoming common. for some districts it's what keep the doors open. critics argue it comes at a high price. >> kids deserve a commercial-free education and that the messages in schools have been selected because they're good for them, good for their education and not because it's the highest bidder paid for them. >> one more point here, harris. a national education policy stresses that the harm comes with a campaign contradicts what a child learning in class or a paid-for program places something educational. back to you. >> harris: dom, thank you very much. i'm going to live tweet during fox weekend, as i do each weekend. who is atop your bracket. and peter schrager getting pretty and the blue angels. they've dazzled people for decades. and that's about to change. how budget cuts are grounding the highfliers.
a colleague here in congress brush off the warnings of science about climate change, saying, "god's still up there," implying that there's no need to worry about climate change. well, if god is still up there, what better use of the gifts of moral reasoning that we have been given as his people than to protect his creation and one another from harm? madam president, as we sing in the old hymn, "field and forest, veil and mountain, flowering meadow, flashing sea, chanting bird and flowing fountain call us to rejoice in thee." we are each called in our own way to wake up and to do the right thing. i yield the floor. mr. nelson: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from florida. mr. nelson: madam president, i just want to comment on the senator from rhode island's comments. first of all, i know it's so heartfelt and so genuine, and i want to thank him for that. and i want to thank him from approaching it from a faith-based standpoint about this fragile ecosystem that we live on called planet earth. and he's brought a perspective with that chart that he had of the earth that it is
economy through education, job training, health care, and science and resedge. i yield myself an additional 30 seconds. the chair: the gentleman is recognized. mr. scott: even with these additional investments, this is needed to put our economy back on a sustainable path because it's more than the simpson-bowles deficit reduction 10-year goal. the c.b.c. budget shows we can create jobs, invest in education, transportation, and research and avoid devastating health care cuts and achieve the 10-year simpson-bowles deficit reduction goal and i urge my colleagues to support the congressional black caucus budget. i reserve the balance of my time. the chair: for what purpose does the gentleman from georgia rise? >> i claim the time in opposition. the chair: the gentleman is recognized. mr. broun: i want to comment my -- commend my friend mr. scott for bringing forward a budget on behalf of the congressional black caucus. i think it's important we have all sorts of options here on the floor to be able to discuss, i would note a couple of items that he conveniently left out, one is th
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was the verdict of social science is overwhelming and irrefutable. that is without regard to straight or gay. in other words, this -- applies to one parent households and it applies to foster homes. it applies to the whole plate. they looked at them all. that the enduring a, loving,ing in tact, biological mother and father is -- for children and not a close call. and the only issue before the court is there a social good to that and does the government have a legitimate interest in protecting and strengthening? that's the issue. >> i was talking to the television and kept saying not true. as he was saying that. not true, not true. if you look at the studies. studies show the exact opposite of what ralph reid was saying. what do you say that? >> you know, i have no issue with ralph reed. i have to tell you i found that is painful. it pained me he was saying those things while sitting next to our cnn colleague, hillary rosen, who is a gay mother devoted to her two children. i don't think any of us can lay judgment on the type of mother little hillary rosen or any the other parents are. we have
any surprise fees. ♪ it's not rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> now to the buried lead. it's a story we think isn't getting enough play. president obama is racking up the air miles on his first trip to the holy land as commander-in-chief and everyone is talking about that but what they're not talking about is the fact that the president will also be visiting the country of jordan. word that country's leader will have a pretty stark warning to the president. i want to bring in jeffrey goldberg who is breaking this story in "the atlantic" magazine to talk about why this is so significant. your article is entitled "monarch in the middle" about king abdula. he warned you of a muslim brotherhood crescent rising over the middle east. explain what he meant by that and the reaction in the region to this new magazine article. >> well, you know, he's a lonely guy these days. he's part of a dwindling group of arab leaders. you know, he was allies with the president of tunisia, the president of egypt, mubarak. these guys are gone. what's replacing them are more m
nutrition assistance because of sequester. national science grants cut, is,000 of them. 902 million cut from loans to our small businesses who are the job creators. and even 1 240*u f.b.i,000 f.b.d other law enforcement personnel. so, yes, i say to my friend who is not here -- who is leading the filibuster, the senator from kansas -- i hope he comes and shows up -- i hear him. i feel the pain he feels. i feel the pain he feels for a his state. i have a list that i won't bore you with that shows the cuts to my state. it is painful. but how do you solve it? not by amendment after amendment after amendment on a must-pass bill that the house has said, keep it simple or the government shuts down. not that way. but by turning to the democratic budget. where senator murray and the colleagues there have restored those cuts and they won't other ways to cut, better ways to cut, sensible ways to cut. so i call on my friends on the other side of the aisle, if you want to waste 10 hours, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80 hours, it is your call. we will be here. but we are not going to put off the passage of the
who got into this a couple years ago. i didn't really understand the science behind what we call the learning connection. and i think that's, you know, it's something i learned very closely from dr. david satcher who wrote a report about the learning connection about seven, eight years ago. >> 2005. >> 2005. and what it is, there's an impact on a child's ability to learn and the number one impact is that they're nourished and they're physically a lly active. it has an impact on their performance, behavior, attendance. all these issues we hear about each day. you wonder sometimes in this country why it is that we're 25th or 15th in science or math. all of these things add up. you have to have a healthy child in order to be a good academic performer. >> we're looking at a full screen. that's very interesting. if you look at picture on the left that is what t.j.'s brain scan looks like 24 hours a day. >> it's actually a preadolescent child. same thing. good point. >> to the right, obviously, after 20 minutes of walking, you see the brain much more stimulated. again, something that t
beverage association says the study is more aboutsennationallism than science. >>> 7:53. starting this weekend, disney will ban children under the age of 14 from coming into its theme parks by themselves. the new policy covers disneyland, california adventure of anhaim as well as disney -- anaheim as well asdynyworld in orlando. the parents who often drop off their kids at the park for the day, they were alerted to the policy change. disney will start screening guests as they come into the park. if a guest appears to be under 14 years old, a parent will have to be with that child. >>> 7:54. i want to check in with sal and see what's happening on the roads. >>> tori and dave, in san jose, we've been looking at that particular intersection we've had a couple of spinouts here. you can see slow traffic here. the sun is coming up which will make it better for driving. by the way, in the same general area of the bay, an accident on the shoulder at san antonio road. the chp is on the way there. the bay bridge, that's been a steady 25 to 30-minute delay. a little bit worse than normal but
at a time when we need to be encouraging our children to pursue careers in science and education and research, for biomedical research, we clearly send a message that this may not be the career you want to pursue and, at the same time, as other countries increase their support for biomedical research, we send a message that maybe even though you decide you want to pursue this career, maybe you should pursue it someplace else. this is a serious problem that desperately needs our attention. and so i'm going to ask my colleagues to support an amendment that establishes a clear understanding of the value of biomedical research, of both, again, that opportunity to increase the longevity of our lives, to improve the quality of our lives, to combat those diseases that are so devastating to so many families in our country, knowing that when we do that, not only are we improving individual lives, the well-being of families across our nation, but we are also investing in an opportunity to reduce the long-term cost of health care in the united states. now, madam president, this issue is one
will allow major investments in surviving schools including adding 70 libraries, science labs and even air-conditioning. for many it's not what's gained but what's lost and where. neighborhood schools in some of chicago's poorest communities. school officials say it was based on low enrollments, but others say race played a role. an alderman told the "chicago tribune," every time the whites get to scheming and hollering, they back off and steam roll. not this time. she's
training computer cyber warriors for battle and students there recruited to top science schools where they learn it become professional hackers. this story is hard to believe. a texas woman tries to kill a snake and ends up burning down the house. >> it burned and caught the house. >> caught the house? >> the house is on fire, could you hurry up, please. the woman spotted the snake and panicked and doused it in gasoline and her son threw a match on it. >> wow. >> alisyn: the only problem shall the snake slithered into brush which caught on fire and the flames spread to the house, destroying it. it also destroyed the home next door, well, damaged it. >> clayton: i love when she gave the back story first when she called 911. let me tell you what happened. not my house is on fire, get some help. >> alisyn: luckily, no one was hurt. and jesse, tell us about this great story. >> jesse: all right, taylor swift giving a very sick little girl the night of her life. at her concert in charlotte, swift pulled seven-year-old emma onto the stake at the end of the song. and emma has a rare blood di
. the american beverage association says the study is more aboutsennationallism than science. >>> 7:53. starting this weekend, disney will ban children under the age of 14 from coming into its theme parks by themselves. the new policy covers disneyland, california adventure of anhaim as well as disney -- anaheim as well asdynyworld in orlando. the parents who often drop off their kids at the park for the day, they were alerted to the policy change. disney will start screening guests as they come into the park. if a guest appears to be under 14 years old, a parent will have to be with that child. >>> 7:54. i want to check in with sal and see what's happening on the roads. >>> tori and dave, in san jose, we've been looking at that particular intersection we've had a couple of spinouts here. you can see slow traffic here. the sun is coming up which will make it better for driving. by the way, in the same general area of the bay, an accident on the shoulder at san antonio road. the chp is on the way there. the bay bridge, that's been a steady 25 to 3
need without any surprise fees. ♪ it's not rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> good morning. welcome back. a follow-up on a story we brought you earlier this week. super model kate upton said she would love to go to prom with chase davidson. the l.a. high school senior asked the super model in a youtube video that instantly went viral. >> don't get me wrong, we have our commonalities. you like sports, i like sports, you like fun dining, i like fun dining, you're on the cover of "sports illustrated," i read "sports illustrated." >> jake did a live tv interview yesterday when kate upton called and said if her schedule permits she would love to be his prom date. everybody has been sucked into this story and really excited for him, but somebody brought up on "starting point" that this is not so great for the other girls going to prom. >> i think jake might have angered the other juniors and seniors who now have to compete with kate upton for the attention at prom. >>> to check out the other trends, head to cnn.com/trends. >>> march madness, the miami heat's ama
of it for strategic investments in education and science, r&d, you know, moving the economy. and a third to prefund the liability for social security for the next 75 years. imagine if we had done that. instead, what happened was the surplus was put into a huge supply-side tax cut benefiting, as we know now, the wealthiest in the country, adding to a situation where the wealthy have gotten wealthiest and wealthiest in the last decade and the middle class has shrunk and shrunk and there are more and more people just struggling today. so it's all put into a large tax cut. and then we proceeded to go into two wars that weren't paid for, medicare prescription drug plan not paid for, and nothing else paid for, for a decade, and we ended up with the largest deficit in the history of this country. and that's what this president walked into and that's what we have been faced with. now, when we look at where the debt has come from and why it's important that we focus on the economy, we know that the biggest piece of where the debt came from was the tax cuts geared to wealthiest americans, what has been famou
. the national science foundation funds lots of great scientific endeavors in this country. as a matter of fact, they have about four times as many applications for grants as they have money to give out. but they spend a considerable amount of money doing such things as funding -- quote -- "research in political science." in 2008 they spent $10.8 million. $10.9 in 2009, $10.8 million in 2011 and $10.1 million in 2012. what this amendment does is prohibits the national science foundation from wasting federal resources on political science projects and redirects that to other areas with n.s.f. that's going to give the american people a much greater return on their investment. let me give you some examples of what they're funding. campaigns and elections, citizen support in emerging and established democracies, bargaining processes, electoral choice, democratizeization, political change and regime transitions. all important things if we weren't in a budget crisis and a spending crisis. but tell me whether or not you'd rather have the next new computer chip generation developed through a grant at t
-effective and we all agree that they should be cost-effective. it should be base upon best available science and benefit low-income and middle-class families. i think we could all agree, i would hope, on the amendment that i would offer and i would hope we would do that and allow the environmental protection agency to carry out its critical mission on behalf of the people of this country. mr. inhofe: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from oklahoma. mr. inhofe: madam president, i'd like to ask one question of the author and then make a comment. first of all, this does not authorize the e.p.a. to regulate in any way. this sets the standards; is that correct? mr. cardin: the senator is correct. mr. inhofe: okay. madam president, i support this amendment. i suggest that we voice vote it. the presiding officer: if there's no further debate, all those in favor say aye. all those opposed, nay. the ayes appear to have it. the ayes have it. the amendment is agreed to. mrs. murray: move to reconsider. mr. leahy: move to table. the presiding officer: without objection. there are now t
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